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Two thirds of Germans want Merkel out at next election: poll

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Two thirds of Germans want Merkel out at next election: poll

  Angela Merkel. Photo: DPA Up until recently it seemed a very safe bet that Angela Merkel would win another term as Chancellor in September’s election. But more and more polling suggests otherwise.  The most recent poll by YouGov published on Monday showed that 64 percent of Germans are in favour of having a new […]

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New Burundi battle group arrives in Somalia

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New Burundi battle group arrives in Somalia

Mogadishu, 14 February 2017 – A new battle group from Burundi has arrived in Mogadishu to replace soldiers of the 34th battalion who are rotating out after completing one-year tour of duty in Somalia. The soldiers from the 40th battalion of the Burundi National Defence Force (BNDF), who will serve under the African Union Mission […]

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Extreme concern’ for Stockholm academic who could face death penalty

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Extreme concern’ for Stockholm academic who could face death penalty

Ahmadreza Djalali is a researcher at Stockholm’s Karolinska Institute. Photo: Tomas Oneborg/SvD/TT The Italian government has expressed alarm about the fate of a Stockholm-based academic detained in Tehran for nearly a year and reportedly sentenced to death for espionage. Ahmadreza Djalali is resident in Sweden where he conducts research in disaster medicine at the Karolinska […]

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Guterres defends choice of Palestinian as Libya envoy

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Guterres defends choice of Palestinian as Libya envoy

Guterres needs the unanimous support of all 15 Security Council members for appointments of special representatives to conflict areas [Denis Balibouse/Reuters] UN chief says former Palestinian PM Fayyad was ‘the right person for the right job at the right moment’.UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has defended his choice to appoint former Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad […]

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TURKISH TEXTILE FACTORY TERMINATES OPERATIONS IN ETHIOPIA

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TURKISH TEXTILE FACTORY TERMINATES OPERATIONS IN ETHIOPIA

  After nearly six years of operations in Ethiopia, Else Addis Industrial PLC, a Turkish textile company has terminated its operations. Officials confirmed that the factory has been closed in relations with unpaid electric power supply bills that were long-overdue. Sileshi Lema, director general of the Textile Industry Development Institute (TIDI), a state parastatal that […]

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Boss harasses woman, sends porn clips on WhatsApp

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Boss harasses woman, sends porn clips on WhatsApp

1He touched her thigh and harassed her with his elbow. An accountant has claimed to prosecutors that she had been sexually harassed repeatedly by her direct supervisor and had been trying to ignore him until he sent her porn photos and clips on WhastApp, a court was told on Monday. The 22-year-old Filipina accountant told […]

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3,000 Daesh terrorists killed, terror-free zone to be created in Syria, Erdoğan says

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3,000 Daesh terrorists killed, terror-free zone to be created in Syria, Erdoğan says

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said that Turkey will continue to take an active role in the global fight against terror and has killed over 3,000 Daesh terrorists in its operations conducted in northern Syria. Speaking at International Peace Institute conference in the Bahraini capital Manama, Erdoğan said that Turkey will continue to welcome civilians fleeing […]

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Ethiopia vow to work closely with new Somalia president

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Ethiopia vow to work closely with new Somalia president

February 10, 2017 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia Thursday convoyed a congratulatory message to the newly elected president of Somalia and vowed to extend support to the new administration in the east African nation. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed ‘Farmajo’ was elected a President of the Federal Republic of Somalia in the election held on Tuesday in Mogadishu. […]

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Abdullahi Mohammed “Formaajo”, a dual citizen of Somalia and the USA was elected president

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Abdullahi Mohammed “Formaajo”, a dual citizen of Somalia and the USA was elected president

Abdullahi Mohammed “Formaajo”, a dual citizen of Somalia and the USA was elected president of Somalia on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 in the third round. For roughly a year between 2010-2011, Formaajo had served as prime minister of Somalia. Together with Hassan Sheikh Hassan, the outgoing president, they are credited for bringing Somalia this far […]

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Norwegian military intelligence warns of increased threats from Russia

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Norwegian military intelligence warns of increased threats from Russia

Defence Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide and NIS Lieutenant General Morten Haga Lunde at the agency’s threat assessment release on Monday. Photo: Vidar Ruud/NTB Scanpix In its 2017 threat assessment released on Monday, the Norwegian Intelligence Service (Etterretningstjenesten – NIS) warned that Russia will continue to carry out extensive intelligence activities on Norwegian targets. “The threats […]

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